Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3074)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 77625


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Description of changes:

- auditsc: audit_krule mask accesses need bounds checking (Andy Lutomirski) [Orabug: 19590597] {CVE-2014-3917}

- oracleasm: Add support for new error return codes from block/SCSI (Martin K. Petersen) [Orabug: 18438934]

- ib_ipoib: CSUM support in connected mode (Yuval Shaia) [Orabug: 18692878] - net: Reduce high cpu usage in bonding driver by do_csum (Venkat Venkatsubra) [Orabug: 18141731] - [random] Partially revert 6d7c7e49: random: make 'add_interrupt_randomness() (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 17740293] - oracleasm: claim FMODE_EXCL access on disk during asm_open (Srinivas Eeda) [Orabug: 19453460] - notify block layer when using temporary change to cache_type (Vaughan Cao) [Orabug: 19448451] - sd: Fix parsing of 'temporary ' cache mode prefix (Ben Hutchings) [Orabug: 19448451] - sd: fix array cache flushing bug causing performance problems (James Bottomley) [Orabug: 19448451] - block: fix max discard sectors limit (James Bottomley) [Orabug: 18961244] - xen-netback: fix deadlock in high memory pressure (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 18959416] - sdp: fix keepalive functionality (shamir rabinovitch) [Orabug: 18728784] - SELinux: Fix possible NULL pointer dereference in selinux_inode_permission() (Steven Rostedt) [Orabug: 18552029] - refcount: take rw_lock in ocfs2_reflink (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 18406219] - ipv6: check return value for dst_alloc (Madalin Bucur) [Orabug: 17865160] - cciss: bug fix to prevent cciss from loading in kdump crash kernel (Mike Miller) [Orabug: 17740446] - configfs: fix race between dentry put and lookup (Junxiao Bi) [Orabug: 17627075]


Update the affected unbreakable enterprise kernel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 77625

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-3074.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/09/11

Modified: 2015/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-doc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:kernel-uek-firmware, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3917

BID: 67699